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BRUCE BOCHY RUMORS & GOSSIP

That time Bruce Bochy handed the ball to his son on the mound

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Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brett Bochy makes major league debut, history

Brett Bochy, who pitched at the University of Kansas from 2008 to 2010, made his major league debut on Saturday night for the San Francisco Giants. Brett Bochy’s father, Bruce, is the manager of the Giants and it set up for a major league first. With the bases loaded in the sixth inning, Bruce Bochy made a pitching change and handed the ball to his son. It was the first time in...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manager Gets To Call In Son For Relief

((HT: MLB.com))This is just really a cool moment more than anything else...San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy was getting his hat handed to him last night in the game against the Dodgers. Tim Hudson started and got shelled- giving up 6 in an inning-plus. Tim Lincecum came in for a relief appearance and got shelled- giving up five runs in three innings. Mike Kickham came in...
Via Online Sports Guys
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bochy family makes history

In the 20th round of baseball’s 2010 Amateur Draft, the San Francisco Giants selected Brett Bochy, son of manager Bruce Bochy. Saturday night, the Giants made history against the Los Angeles Dodgers when the elder Bochy called on his son to pitch in the sixth inning. You see, of the handful of instances where a son has played for his dad, the Bochys are the only manager-pitcher...
Via Hall of Very Good
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brett Bochy joins his father in the big leagues

As a kid, Brett Bochy served as a bat boy for his father's team in San Diego. Now, he's a right-hander his dad can summon out of the San Francisco bullpen. Bochy had his contract purchased by the Giants from Triple-A Fresno on Tuesday. His manager - and father - Bruce Bochy will have the best seat in the house when the 27-year-old makes his major league debut. This will be...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Protesting Rain Shortened Game After Groundscrew Snafu

((HT: MLB.com))Giants manager Bruce Bochy is challenging the result from last night when the Cubs were awarded a rain-shortened win over San Francisco.Here's what happened that caused the delay and the shenanigansYour browser does not support iframes.But, from MLB.com, here's why the game was called and not suspended:Had the Giants led at the time of delay, the contest would...
Via Online Sports Guys
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Bochy ‘frustrated’ over called game

The San Francisco Giants suffered their most frustrating loss of the season on Tuesday night, mainly because they had basically no control over the outcome. After the Chicago Cubs grounds crew failed to pull the tarp over the infield during a torrential downpour in the fifth inning, the game was eventually called due to unplayable […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants: is Michael Morse the answer?

When the San Francisco Giants signed Michael Morse to a one-year, $6 million contract in December, they were banking on Morse returning to his 2011 form. In that career year with the Washington Nationals, Morse hit .303 with 31 home runs and 95 RBIs. Morse spent most of his 2013 campaign battling injuries and ended the season batting .215 with 13 homers and 27 RBIs through 88 games...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Manager Bruce Bochy Cuts his son Brett During Dinner

With a father like Bruce Bochy, who needs enemies? According to a story from Mark Townsend of Yahoo Sports, the manager of the defending World Series champions San Francisco Giants cut his own flesh and blood Brett Bochy, from big league camp in a way that would make Joe Jackson smile. That was the unfortunate case for the younger Bochy on Thursday night, though his father did take...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

SF Giants Rumors: Did Bruce Bochy Call The Dodgers Paper Champions?

Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News said (via Twitter) San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy smiled when asked about interaction with Dodgers fans. “I don’t ever talk to them. I try not to, anyway,” said Bochy. When asked about the Dodgers, Bochy called them the favorites in the division (Pavlovic tweet). “That’s what I’m hearing. It really doesn’t matter...
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